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United Airlines Breaks Guitars and Promises. Fly the Friendly Skies.

Filed under: Entertainment,Humor,Music — Paddy Wallbouncer @ 10:00 am 2010 January 19

Don’t you just love it when someone calls an Airline on their mishandling of people, let alone their luggage?

“Musician Dave Carroll recently had difficulty with United Airlines. United apparently damaged his treasured Taylor guitar during a flight. Dave spent over 9 months trying to get United to pay for damages caused by baggage handlers to his custom Taylor guitar..

During his final exchange with the United Customer Relations Manager, he stated that he was left with no choice other than to create a music video for youtube exposing their lack of cooperation. The Manager responded : “Good luck with that one, pal”. So he posted a retaliatory video on youtube.

The video has since received over 7.5 million hits. United Airlines contacted the musician and attempted settlement in exchange for pulling the video. Naturally his response was: “Good luck with that one, pal”.

Maharishi Mahesh Yogi Beatles Indian Guru Dies

Filed under: Celebrities,Music,Religion — Tags: , , , , , , — Paddy Wallbouncer @ 1:38 am 2008 February 6

Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, who gained celebrity through his association with the Beatles in 1968, is reportedly dead. Yogi used Transcendental Meditation to reach new levels of spiritual awareness. Dr. Hook parodied the association in his song “Cover of the Rolling Stone” with the lyrics: “We’ve got a genuine Indian Guru, teachin’ us a better way”

Mahesh Yogi wrote a book which sold over a million copies entitled (more…)

Ike Turner Dead at 76

Filed under: Celebrities,Music — Tags: , , , , , , — Paddy Wallbouncer @ 3:07 pm 2007 December 26

He was a popular music artist, known nationally for being a part of the Singing team Ike and Tina Turner, with such hits as “Proud Mary” and “I want to Take you Higher,” is dead at 76 years of age.

Married 14 times but only 4 times publicly. He even claimed (more…)